Revellers at the Circus Nightclub at Bramley-Moore Dock, Liverpool, for a Covid safety pilot event attended by around 3,000 people at the indoor venue (photo: PA)

11 photos as 3,000 people cram into Liverpool club Circus for Covid trial

A pilot event which saw around 3,000 clubbers return to the dancefloor has been hailed as a glimpse of what the future might hold by public health leaders.

Saturday, 1st May 2021, 8:22 pm

Liverpool director of public health Matt Ashton said it was “wonderful” to see the looks on people’s faces at The First Dance, hosted by club night Circus, in the city on Friday. Revellers, who all had to produce negative coronavirus tests, did not have to wear face coverings or social distance for the first time since before lockdown began. It is hoped the event, the first of two taking place on consecutive nights, will pave the way for clubs across the country to reopen their doors. Club-goers were seen hugging and kissing each other, with some sitting on others’ shoulders for a better view of the stage. A second night is being held on Saturday, headlined by Fatboy Slim.

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